5001 Nights at the Movies
The intelligent person's guide to the movies, with more than 2,800 reviews
Look up a movie in this guide, and chances are you'll find yourself reading on about the next movie and the next. Pauline Kael's reviews aren't just provocative---they're addictive.
These brief, informative reviews, written for the "Goings On About Town" section of The New Yorker, provide an immense range of listings---a masterly critical history of American and foreign film. This is probably the only movie guide you'll want to read for the sheer pleasure of it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - featherbear - LibraryThing
Initial use as guide to foreign films. In retirement I picked it up again as I began to explore the TCM database via my cable channel. Her capsule evaluations seem more critical than I recollected. My ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - flyby5july - LibraryThing
Scathing, hilarious and completely unpredictable. I first happened upon Pauline Kael in a film appreciation class which was taught by a muppet-like old man; he adored her to pieces and photocopied a ... Read full review